Course detail

Power transmission networks

FEKT-NPRSAcad. year: 2019/2020

Basic issues related to power transmission. Solution of stabilized state transmission power networks. Determination of characteristic values of short-circuit currents in asymmetrical failures.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The students will acquire the basic information about power transmission and will increase their knowledge level in terms of the calculation of symmetrical and asymmetrical short circuits.


The subject knowledge on the Bachelor´s degree level is requested.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Saadat,H.:Power system analysis.McGraw-Hill,1999.
Trojánek,Z.,Hájek,J.,Kvasnica,P.:Přechodné jevy v elektrizaních soustavách,SNTL/ALFA,1987.
Reiss,L.,Malý,K.,Pavlíček,Z.,Němeček,F.:Teoretická elektroenergetika I,ALFA,1977.
Reiss,L.,Malý,K.,Pavlíček,Z.,Bizík,J.:Teoretická elektroenergetika II,SNTL/ALFA,1978.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Requirements for completion of a course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1) Power lines with distributed parameters, distribution of voltage and current along a steady state power line.
2) Real and ideal HV power line - special operation modes.
3) Voltage and current waves along steady state power line with distributed parameters.
4) Overvoltage in power systems. Four-terminal networks substitution of power line elements.
5) Solution of a simple-type four-terminal network as electric circuit and by cascade equations.
6) Cascade and parallel connection of four-terminal networks.
7) Mathematical modeling of a HV system as a total. Specification of the system operation modes.
8) Solution of steady-state of HV and UHV systems by Gauss-Seidel method.
9) Reactors, capacitors and synchronous compensators on HV systems.
10) Transmission capacity and parameters compensation of power lines. Compensation equipments positioning.
11) The example of steady state calculation of UHV system.
12) The example of compensation of parameters UHV line.
13) The example waves' processes waves u(x,t) and i(x,t) on an ideal UHV line.


To make the students familiar with basic issues of power transmission.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

The content and forms of instruction in the evaluated course are specified by a regulation issued by the lecturer responsible for the course and updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme EEKR-MN Master's

    branch MN-EEN , 1. year of study, winter semester, 6 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Fundamentals seminar

16 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Exercise in computer lab

4 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Laboratory exercise

6 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer